'Short-term in its Design'
June 12, 2005
Mark Bell of Bell's Comics in Grove City, Pennsylvania saw the article on Marvel's marketing push for 'House of M' and wants a different kind of marketing support.
Saturday Morning Block Expands to 5 Hours
June 2, 2005
The WB Television Network is scrapping its weekday 3-5:00 pm Kids' WB block and replacing it with syndicated series aimed at an older demographic.
4Kids' Earnings Slip 10%
May 10, 2005
4Kids Entertainment reported a 10% decline in net revenues for the first quarter of 2005 when compared with Q1 of 2004.
Over 90 New Cards
May 1, 2005
Nintendo of America has announced the May release of Pokemon TCG: EX Emerald , a 90-card expansion for long-running Pokemon Trading Card Game .
In 2004 Rankings
April 21, 2005
Marvel Enterprises was the most dramatic gainer in the annual License Magazine list of the Leading Licensors in 2004.
Plus CCG, Miniature, Board Game, and RPG Top Tens
March 30, 2005
ICv2 has released its 2004 market reports in the ICv2 Retailers Guide to Games #7, and the over-all market for CCGs, miniature games, board and family games, and roleplaying games was weak in 2004.
To Support Wide Distribution
March 22, 2005
WizKids is planning a major television advertising campaign to support the release of Pirates of the Spanish Main Unlimited; it will reach 65% of 8- to 12-year-olds an average of 6.5 times over seven weeks.
New Feature From Katsuhiro Otomo
March 14, 2005
Katsuhiro Otomo's Steamboy , opens in 40 North American cities this weekend.
Update on Allocations
March 9, 2005
Daniel McAbee of The Tangled Web in Spartanburg, South Carolina saw the comment from Rembert Parker of Reader Copies on Yu-Gi-Oh! allocations and sent this update to his earlier comments.
Could the Direct Market Do It?
March 7, 2005
Dean Phillips of Krypton Comics in Omaha, Nebraska saw the news that Marvel is putting comics in more outlets and giving away comics in schools and wants to know how an independent comic retailer could take part.